Robert Navarra - 1440 Multiversity

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Robert Navarra, PsyD, MFT, MAC,

Master Gottman therapist specializing in couples and addiction

Dr. Navarra is a certified master Gottman therapist, consultant, speaker, and trainer.  Based on his research at Mental Research Institute in Palo Alto, California, Dr. Navarra developed the Couple Recovery Development Approach (CRDA), a relational model of addiction assessment and treatment.

Integrating CRDA with Drs. John and Julie Gottman’s Sound Relationship House model, Dr. Navarra has designed a series of workshops for recovering couples and the therapists and counselors who work with them. In collaboration with Dr. John Gottman, he is currently working on a randomized clinical trial of the CRDA model in treatment programs.

A popular presenter at national conferences, Dr. Navarra teaches graduate classes on addictive disorders at Santa Clara University and has trained therapists nationally and internationally. With Drs. John and Julie Gottman he has coauthored several book chapters and contributed to articles on Gottman Therapy for the Encyclopedia of Couple and Family Therapy(January 2018).

Previous Programs

Couples and Addiction Recovery

September 14 - 16, 2018

Friday - Sunday, 2 nights

Statistics show that one in ten people who enter a therapy office or clinic are addicted, yet only 10 percent receive treatment. Robert Navarra, PsyD, MFT, MAC, creator of the Couple Recovery Development Approach (CRDA), offers this weekend workshop for therapists, counselors, and professionals who work with couples struggling with addiction as well as those...